The holiday gift guide  series continues this week with gift card deals!
It’s time for the annual list of the best deals on restaurant and retail gift cards . Buy cards to give as gifts or to lock in a discount on your favorite chain restaurants.
Use credit cards offering cash back  on restaurants to increase your savings. And if you use your gift cards yourself, make sure to pair them with coupons for even MORE of a discount on your favorite meals!
Use your bonus cards as an extra inexpensive gift  for someone on your list, a coworker or teacher , a Secret Santa  gift or a special treat for yourself! Make sure to check the fine print on each offer – some restaurants limit the number of bonuses you can earn, and most bonus gift cards can be used for a limited time.
Restaurant Gift Card Deals
- Applebees: Buy $50  and get $10 bonus card.
- Benihana: Receive a $10 Promotional Card with the purchase of $50 in Gift Cards. Buy the card  before 12/31/14 and the promotional card is valid through 3/31/15.
- Boston Market: For every $25 in gift cards purchased  get a $5 bonus card while supplies last.
- Chili’s: Free $10 Holiday Buck Bonus Card with every $50 in gift cards purchased .
- California Pizza Kitchen: Purchase  $100 in gift cards, get a $20 rewards card. Rewards card can be used starting January 12, 2015.
- Jamba Juice: Buy $25 in gift cards  before 12/31/14 and receive a free juice or smoothie.
- Macaroni Grill: For every $25 in gift cards purchased  by 12/31/14, get a $5 Grazie Gift Bonus Coupon valid 1/1/15 – 2/11/15.
- Outback: Buy $100, get $20 free (online  or in-store). Purchase by 12/31/14 and use bonus card between 1/1/15 and 2/10/15.
- Red Robin: Get a free movie ticket with the purchase of a $25 gift card .
- Taco Cabana: Receive $5 when you buy  $25 in gift cards.
- T.G.I. Friday’s: Buy $25 in gift cards  and receive a Bonus Bites Card that you will scratch off to reveal a card worth $5, $10 or $25.
- Uno Chicago Grill: Receive a $5 gift card for every $25 in gift cards . Bonus voucher valid 1/2/15 – 2/13/15.
iTunes Card Deals
- iTunes Bonus : Get a $100 iTunes Gift Card for $84.47 at Sam’s Club for a limited time.
Amazon Gift Card Deals
More Places to Find Gift Card Deals
- Discount Gift Card Sites: You can also purchase gift cards at a discount from places like Cardpool . New Cardpool users get $5 off.
- Costco: A reader Shelley also found lots of gift card deals at Costco. She found a $100 gift card to one of her local restaurants for $69.99.
More Holiday Gift Ideas
If you don’t see anything you like, you can always check our list of gift card alternatives  or check out more inexpensive gift ideas in our gift guide series:
- 10 Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Under $10 
- Inexpensive Experience Gifts 
- 118 Inexpensive Stocking Stuffers and Where to Find Them 
- 10 Amazing Frugal Gift Ideas 
- Frugal Last Minute Gift Ideas Under $20 
What other gift card deals have you found this holiday season? Feel free to add them to the list below!